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6.0-magnitude quake hits northeastern Japan: USGS

A 6.0-magnitude quake struck northeastern Japan on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities noted that no tsunami warning was issued.

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Earthquake rattles northern California: USGS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook Northern California on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

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Obama officials pushed to underestimate Gulf oil spill

Amid the worst accidental release of crude oil in human history, the Obama administration sought to undermine its own scientists' estimates of just how much oil was gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, a newly disclosed email reveals.

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